Isaac Watts

1674 - 1748

A Quote by Isaac Watts

Fly, like a youthful hart or roe, Over the hills where spices grow.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 79.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on dogs, god, and nature

Let dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For 't is their nature too.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Song xvi.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on earth, food, god, life, and parenthood

Earth, thou great footstool of our God, who reigns on high; thou fruitful source of all our raiment, life, and food; our house, our parent, and our nurse.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on divinity and resentment

To prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 88.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on gifts and god

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Whene'er I take my walks abroad, How many poor I see! What shall I render to my God For all his gifts to me?

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Divine Songs. Song iv.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Strange that a harp of thousand strings Should keep in tune so long!

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 19.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on day, immortality, pain, purity, and saints

There is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign; Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 66.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on lies

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The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 63.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on action, darkness, kindness, life, and words

Kind words toward those you daily meet, Kind words and actions right, Will make this life of ours most sweet, Turn darkness into night.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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